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  1. Inequality, Inclusive Growth, and Fiscal Policy in Asia

    Edited by Donghyun Park, Sang-Hyop Lee, Minsoo Lee

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    Developing Asia’s sustained rapid growth has improved general living standards and lifted hundreds of millions of Asians out of poverty within a generation. Yet the region now finds itself confronting rising inequality. Countries where inequality has worsened over the past 2 decades collectively...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cities in South Asia

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Contestations Over Gender in Asia

    Edited by Lyn Parker, Laura Dales, Chie Ikeya

    This book brings together the work of scholars from around the world in a consideration of how gender is contested in various parts of Asia – in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Part I of this collection explores notions of agency in relation to women’s domestic and...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Renewable Energy Policies in South Asia

    The World Bank's Solar Lighting Strategies and Design Principles

    By Sam Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The World Bank’s ‘Design Principles’ for successful renewable energy interventions are cost management, good governance and a choice of technology that meets local needs. Focusing on solar lighting and drawing on case studies in Bangladesh and India, this book problematicises the underpinning...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian Hayes

    Asia is the largest and most populous continent in the world. Its current population of around 4.3 billion accounts for close to 60 percent of the world’s total. It is also an extremely diverse continent with people living in hugely varied natural environments. Many Asian countries have their own...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Taoism

    Edited by Russell Kirkland

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    These fifty-nine pioneering articles by scholars from around the world (17 women / 22 men) showcase recent advances in Taoist Studies. Instead of upholding conventional paradigms, these innovative studies expand our very concepts of Taoism by probing social and historical dimensions unimagined by...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises

    Narrative and Constructive Engagement

    By Morse Tan

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has a reputation as one of the worst human rights situations in the world. This book utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of North Korea with regard to international security and human rights. Adopting...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Chinese Macroeconomy and Financial System

    A U.S. Perspective

    By Ronald M. Schramm

    This new textbook on the Chinese economy clearly presents all that the world's second largest economy has accomplished, as well as what work remains to be done. As economic development in China for the last 30 years has been mostly "top down," this text focuses on the macroeconomic and monetary...

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Emptiness Appraised

    A Critical Study of Nagarjuna's Philosophy

    By David F. Burton

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Emptiness means that all entities are empty of, or lack, inherent existence - entities have a merely conceptual, constructed existence. Though Nagarjuna advocates the Middle Way, his philosophy of emptiness nevertheless entails nihilism, and his critiques of the Nyaya theory of knowledge are shown...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century

    Edited by Christine Halse

    Series: Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

    Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools as key sites for developing ‘globally competent’, ‘Asia...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge